The Yale Law Journal

Ashkan Soltani


Tiny Constables and the Cost of Surveillance: Making Cents Out of United States v. Jones

Kevin S. Bankston & Ashkan Soltani

In United States v. Jones, five Supreme Court Justices wrote that government surveillance of one’s public movements for twenty-eight days using a GPS device violated a reasonable expectation of privacy and constituted a Fourth Amendment search. Unfortunately, they didn’t provide a clear and administ…